The courthouse square in Fulton has been the center of the community for generations. The public square has been used for singings, speeches, traveling shows and such since the founding days of the county. Around 1930 a birthday party was given for little Dorothy Kay of Fulton on the courthouse square (brick courthouse shown in the background of the photograph) that was attended by 32 other town children.
Those in attendance were: (Front Row left to right) Mildred Gaither, Marguerite Senter, Hugh Brown Patrick, Bobby Stringfellow, Dorothy Kay, Corrinne Reeves, Geneva Sheffield, Nell Cleveland, Rose Wilson Patrick. (Second Row left to right): Prebble McKee, Juanita McAdams, Rosalind Tandy, Madge Orr, Christine Haynes, Ernestine Haynes, Viginia Pate, Earline McAdams, Mary Edna Brown. (Third Row left to right): Muriel Reed, Ruth Sheffield, J.T. Bryant, Jimmie Brown, Wayne Senter, Dick Senter, Tyrus Gibbs, Grace Gaither. (Fourth Row left to right): Helen Howard, Dorothy Senter, Barbara Hawkins, Theresa McAdams, Faye Dulaney, Ruth Nanney and Twila Pearce.